Edmund Robinson

Edmund Robinson is a Unitarian Universalist (UU) minister about to retire, after twelve years, from serving the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House in Chatham, on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He was ordained into the UU ministry in 1999 and served three churches before this one. He has served as Chatham Town Representative to the Barnstable County Human Rights Commission and has served on the governing council of the Institute on Religion in an Age of Science (IRAS), the oldest organization devoted to the dialogue between religion and science. He has twice been the iras minister of the week on Star Island, NH. He received a Master of Divinity degree from Harvard Divinity School in 1999. In addition to ministry, he has also had a career as a trial lawyer in Boston and in Charleston, SC. He received a Juris Doctor degree from Antioch School of Law in 1975, the first year that institution awarded degrees. His undergraduate degree was from Yale, 1970, a B.A. with major in Anthropology. He is married to Jacqueline Schwab, a concert pianist who is most publicly noted for her work on the sound tracks of several documentary films by the American filmmaker Ken Burns. He has two adult children by his previous marriage, one in England and one in Chicago, and two grandsons. His friendship with Kevin Batt goes back to their days at Yale, and Kevin was the best man at his wedding to Jacqueline in 2000.